Salary $70,965.06 - $114,204.97 AnnuallyLocation South MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPHA68KC020
Closing2/22/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionBe a part of the mission to strengthen our communities by improving their health. Hennepin County Public Health Clinical Services is looking for a Staff Nurse to provide professional nursing care to individuals, families, and communities at the Mental Health Center. The Mental Health Center delivers psychiatric and other outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults.Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work!Candidates who are interested in the National Health Service Corps should know that the Mental Health Center is designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Health care providers that help underserved communities are eligible for scholarship and loan repayment programs. Learn more about the NHSC Loan Repayment Program.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both at the Mental Health Center located at the South Minneapolis Service Center at 2215 East Lake Street, Minneapolis 55407 and remote as job duties require. Work hours will typically be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Nurse, Staff.Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
Perform face-to-face and phone triage to assess needs and provide care to patients with behavioral health and medical conditions; use clinical nursing judgment to assess patient's compliance with and response to medications, review side effects, and consult with prescribers to adjust treatment as necessary; educate patients and their families concerning their treatment plan and help them to establish and meet treatment goals.
Care coordination of a panel of clients to ensure holistic needs are being addressed by the interdisciplinary treatment team. This may include communicating with other health care providers, therapists, case managers, schools, congregate facility staff, corrections staff, family members and caregivers, and others involved in a client’s care. Participation in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.
Assist prescribers in drop-in medication management visits; provide hands on care including injection of long-acting medications; supporting medication assisted therapy treatment, performing and assessing vital signs, DISCUS exams to assess side effects, review allergies, medication reconciliation, and documentation of social histories.
Review and document pertinent information in Electronics Health Record (Epic) in accordance with Mental Health Center standards.
Complete medication orders/refills in a timely manner according to Mental Health Clinic established protocols after review of patient record; clarify orders with pharmacies and provide information required for state medication monitoring programs.
Need to have:
Graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a valid license, in good standing, as a Registered Nurse, or a permit to practice, issued by the State of Minnesota.
A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit to travel to various locations within Hennepin County.
Nice to have:
Providing one or more years of professional nursing in behavioral health.
With underserved populations.
With adults experiencing homelessness and mental illness or co-occurring psychiatric/substance use disorders.
In a primary care clinic, home care, or performing care coordination duties.
Knowledge of mental health diagnosis and psychopharmacology.
About the department:Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge - select Guest.Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Behavioral Health Team Nurse | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)